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Politicians in Lebanon often accuse each other of bowing to orders from abroad, but the lack of foreign intervention has left these same politicians unable to form their own government five months after a prime minister was designated to do so.Previously, Ghazi Kanaan and Rustom Ghazaleh the two top Syrian intelligence officials in Lebanon during its hegemony over Lebanon from 1976 to 2005 helped facilitate Lebanon's government within weeks of a prime minister being designated.As for Iran, it has handed over its Lebanon policy to Hezbollah as it looks for ways to survive U.S. President Donald Trump's Iran policy. Depending on the details of the sanctions, Lebanon could be pressured into making sure Hezbollah does not get certain ministries.
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